Kathy Tucker, CRS, GRI, managing broker of Crye-Leike Realtors in Chattanooga, was installed as 2018 president-elect for Tennessee Realtors at its fall convention. She will serve in this key role as part of the statewide association’s 10-member executive committee.
A veteran of 40 years as a realtor, Ms. Tucker is a member of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors, where she has served as president (2004 and 2006), chair of multiple committees (including Governmental Affairs and Strategic Planning), RPAC trustee, and MLS president, among other leadership roles.
She was named GCAR’s 2004 Realtor of the Year. In 2015, she was honored with the George Kangles Community/Citizenship Award. She has been a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors and Certified Residential Specialists.
At the state level, Ms. Tucker’s leadership roles have included secretary-treasurer (2017); Division 3 vice president (East TN); president of the Tennessee Real Estate Education Foundation; chair of the Budget & Finance, Professional Standards and Governmental Affairs committees; and director since 2003. Nationally, she has served as NAR director and as a member of the MLS Issues & Policies and Professional Standards committees.
Ms. Tucker is deeply engaged in the community, having served as a volunteer leader for Habitat for Humanity, the YMCA, and United Way. She is a recipient of Crye-Leike’s Good Neighbor Award.
"I am passionate about our industry, serving our members, and the issues we face in the future,” she said. “I want to continue to work with our leadership to raise the bar of our professionalism."